Essays about: "women empowerment in India"

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  1. 1. TO EMPOWER OR TO STOP STIGMATISATION? - THE WORK OF THE SHAKTHIDHAMA WOMEN’S REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER WITHIN INDIAN SOCIETY.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Klara Levin; [2019]
    Keywords : Empowerment; Gender equality; India; Karnataka; Shakthidhama; Social work; Stigmatisation;

    Abstract : Denna studie undersöker hur pass stor inverkan socialt arbete för empowerment kan ha för individers livsvillkor, om dessa individer samtidigt utsätts för stigmatisering. Syftet med studien är att få en djupare förståelse för hur och i vilken utsträckning de verksamma på Shakthidhama women’s rehabilitation and development center finner det möjligt att förverkliga deras vision att stödja utsatta kvinnor att återfå sin ”dignitet och jämställdhet i samhället”. READ MORE

  2. 2. CAPABILITIES INSIDE FOUR WALLS : A qualitative field study on the capabilities and freedoms for women in a developing context challenging the approach of Amartya Sen

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Olivia Jakobsson; Talvin Kaur Logani; [2019]
    Keywords : Amartya Sen; Martha Nussbaum; Feminism; Power; Capabilities; India; Women;

    Abstract : The ‘’capability approach’’, developed by the Indian economist Amartya Sen, has been widely used in the field of development and has contributed a perception of development that is different from the traditional understanding of it. Despite this, the theory has received a great amount of feminist critique and it has been concluded that the field lacks empirical data on how women in developing countries can be fully understood from the approach of Sen. READ MORE

  3. 3. How can we explain the gender gap in the top managerial position in the Indian labor market?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Laetitia Seevathian; Mathilde Fouere; [2019]
    Keywords : India; women; gender gap; managerial positions; empowerment;

    Abstract : India is becoming an important country in economic scene worldwide and will be the most populated country by 2050. With its fast-economic development, women’s place in society does not evolve at the same speed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Voicing Aspirations to be Heard

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Isobel Spaven-Donn; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Quality of maternal healthcare is one of the many pervasive public health challenges facing India. Maternal healthcare is defined as a fundamental human right and a crucial development issue by the UN, with direct links to the progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, especially reducing poverty (SDG1), ensuring healthy lives (SDG3) and achieving gender equality (SDG5). READ MORE

  5. 5. From mud to shampoo : conversions and empowerment among Santali women in India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofie Gerges; [2018]
    Keywords : empowerment of women; personal empowerment; Santals; Santali women; religion; Christianity; conversion; India;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study personal empowerment processes and theinfluence religion have in such processes. The theory of Naila Kabeer,Srilatha Baltiwala and Sara Mosedale has mainly been used as thetheoretical framework in this thesis. In order to study the influence ofreligion i.e. READ MORE